The Hon. Mr. Justice David Batts

Hitchins, Randy v Whitter, Gavel and Green, Patrick

Negligence – Motor vehicle collision – One vehicle on the wrong side of dual carriageway – Whether lawfully there due to road conditions – Whether contributory negligence due to speed – Damages – Spinal injury 30% permanent partial disability.

Duncan, Gregory George v Duncan, Racquel Sidanie

Family Law – Maintenance of children - Spousal Maintenance – Division of Property – Marriage of Short Duration – Property acquired prior to marriage in the name of one spouse –Parties ceased residing at the property - Whether still family home - whether unjust to divide equally – Whether lump sum payments should be ordered – Order for purchase of motor car.

Hew, Joy v Sandals Ocho Rios Limited

Occupiers Liability Act – Negligence – Fall – Hotel driveway - Whether surface uneven – Whether breach of duty of care - Fractured metatarsals - Damage

Forte, Leon v Twin Acres Development Ltd.

Application for permission to bring Derivative Action-whether ancillaryclaim permissible- Section 212 Companies Act – Whether good faith – purpose to ensure Company able to pay debt to the Claimant.

Cole, Dexter v Pinkney, Lissa

Negligence – Bicycle Rider – Duty of Motor vehicle exiting premises onto roadway – Whether cross examiner can raise issue not raised in pleadings or witness Statement – Whether Loss of Earning Capacity and Loss of Earnings are the same head of damage.



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